Events are listed by city, day, type then alphabetically by name. Submit listings at least 14 days before publication to firstname.lastname@example.org. Glasgow listings are compiled by David Pollock. ✽✽ Indicates Hitlist entry
Glasgow Thursdays Club ■ Bottle Rocket at Nice’n’Sleazy. 11.30pm–3am. £3. 13 May. A night for dancing to indie-pop, post-punk, Motown, twee and anything else that gets feet tapping. ■ Classic Grand Thursdays at Classic Grand. 11pm–3am. £6. Weekly. DJs Barry, Dec and Young Blood provide a mix of rock, electro, emo and industrial. FREE Dub’n’Grub at the 78. 5pm–midnight. Weekly. Back at the old Stereo (now The 78), the Mungos Hi-Fi boys play reggae, dub and dancehall while you tuck into a bit of decent grub. Remember, be there before 6pm to get a table. ■ I Heart . . . at O2 ABC. 11pm–3am. £6 (£5). Weekly. A new Thursday night student special with resident Gentleman Johnny. ■ Mixed Bizness at Glasgow School of Art. 11pm–3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Cutting edge underground beats and classic dancefloor gems from resident Benny Boom. Includes entry to R-P-Z. ■ Mr Scruff at the Sub Club. 10pm–3am. £10. 13 May. Eclectic Ninja Tune mixologist whose set could include jazz, soul, funk, disco, house or hip hop, but usually all of these things and more besides. ■ The Pump Club at Nice’n’Sleazy. 11.30pm–3am. £2. 20 May. Throbb, The Falconi Bros, Von Trapp and guests present an electronic workout. ■ R-P-Z at Glasgow School of Art. 11pm–3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Residents Hushpuppy and Bonjour Boi promise a blend of electro, Italo disco, punk-funk and ‘wrong sounds a-plenty’. Includes entry to Mixed Bizness. ■ Rubbermensch at O2 ABC2. 11pm–3am. £4. Weekly. A night for indie lovers with Andy Wilson in charge. ■ Skint and Vengeance at the Cathouse. 11pm–3am. £3 (£2 students). Weekly. DJs Billy and Colin play rock, emo and pop-punk in the main room, while DJ Q Ball has the sickest black metal, death metal and thrash in the back. ■ Slo-Mo at the Flying Duck. 11pm–3am. £2. 20 May. Deep soul, disco edits, blissful beat-down, slow- burning house and melodic techno from Chef De Party, Stuart Holbeck, Charles Gardiner and Rob Firth. See preview, page 36. ■ Soul Glo at the Buff Club. 11pm–3am. £3. Weekly. Wee Cheesy scratches funk, soul and old rhythm and blues. ■ Teenage Lust at Nice’n’Sleazy. 11.30pm–3am. £2. 13 May. A mutant disco of wedding standards, 80s and 90s indie and American punk from the Aberdonian night, now relocated to Glasgow. ■ Thursday at Oran Mor at Oran Mor. 10.30pm–3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Mark Robb plays old school disco. FREE Thursdays at Maggie Mays at Maggie May’s. 10pm–3am. Weekly. Soul, blues and funk from DJ Junior Otaman. ■ United Noise at La Cheetah. 11pm–3am. £3. 13 May. United Noise goes head-to-head with Glasgow industrial mainstay Cryotec this month, playing old school EBM, techno classics and industrial anthems. ■ Whabang!!! at the Flying Duck. 11pm–3am. £4. 27 May. Electro, fidget and dubstep.
Chart & Party ■ Common Room at Common. 10pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £4 (£3) after. Weekly. DJs Craig Kelman and Craig McHugh play party tunes in a house party style. ■ DSM: Dirty Sexy Money at O’Couture. 11pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. Glasgow’s most blingin’ Thursday night party. ■ Erotic Pop at Kushion. 8pm–3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. James Lithgow and Ross McMillan chop up instrumentals and vocals to create live mash-ups for the crowd. FREE Eureka at Bamboo. 11pm–3am. Weekly. Robin B spins dance, R&B, hip hop and house. ■ iDJ at the Shed. 11pm–3am. £2. Weekly. DJ Li’l Rich plays party sounds to start the weekend early. Monthly special events include bouncy castles, karaoke nights and the famous Shed roller disco. ■ Rumble Thursdays at the Garage. 11pm–3am. Free before 11.30pm; £5 (£3) after. Weekly. Chart, pop, indie, R&B and hip hop fight it out for your aural affections. ■ Skint at the Viper Bar & Club. 11pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. Stephen Foy plays indie dancefloor anthems, pop hits and classic house. ■ Thursday at Milan at Milan. 11pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. DJ Naeem and DJ Sketch present a night of sleek and sexy urban tracks to get you moving. ■ Twisted at Byblos. 10.30pm–3am. Free before midnight; £3 after. Weekly. Circus-themed night of house and indie over two rooms, with Marco Loco (Ibiza Groove) and Stuart McCorrisken. ■ Vibe at Boho. 10.30pm–2am. £5 (£4, students free before midnight). Weekly. DJ Bobby B, DJ Gully and Mr Vin mash up hip hop, R&B, house and club classics.
Club ■ Asterism at La Cheetah. 11pm–3am. £3 before 11.30pm; £5 after. 14 May. Techno and electro from Jean Ramesse, I am Blip (live) and Ross Hinton. ■ Ballbreaker and Vice at the Cathouse. 10.30pm–3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. DJs Billy and Martin Bate play a selection of rock, metal, emo and even hip hop over two floors. ■ Bespoke Fridays at O’Couture. 8pm–3am. £5. Weekly. Indie, dance, pop and cheap drinks at this brand new club from residents Rob Etherson and Mash. ■ Breakdown Bands at Soundhaus. 9pm–3am. £6 (£5). 14 May. Indie, rock and electro live acts from the local scene, with DJs during and after the acts. ■ The Cave at the Flying Duck. 8pm–3am. £5 (£4). 14 May. Looking for a new kinda kick at this Cramps tribute special. Garage, punk, psychobilly and sleaze, with live bands and The Cave DJs. ■ Common People at the Flying Duck. 11pm–3am. £3 before midnight; £5 after. 14 May. The 90s are fair game for a nostalgia night now that a decade has passed, says this new monthly night, and who are we to argue? ✽✽ Cotton Cake at the Sub Club. but floor-filling house, techno and electro at this fifth birthday party, with returning special guest Kissy Sell Out (Radio 1). ■ Damnation at Classic Grand. 10.30pm–3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. Rock, metal, punk and emo. ■ Elevate at Soundhaus. 9pm–3am. £tbc. 21 May. Techno from guests Randy Katana, The Tomz Projekt and many more local guests. ■ Equalised Pre-Club at the Courtyard. 5–11pm. £3. 21 May. Residents Bobby Wilson, Truman Data and Alex Ash are joined by Dan Hedley (Hotbox) for a marathon session from the Courtyard to Stereo. ■ Equalised at Stereo. 11pm–3am. £3. 21 May. The party continues into the 11pm–5am. £tbc. 21 May. Eclectic
night with Bobby Wilson, Truman Data and Alex Ash and special guest Dan Hedley (Hotbox). ■ Festival at O2 ABC2. 11pm–3am. £5. Weekly. Euan Nielson and Duncan Harvey play electro, indie and pop. ■ Friday at Oran Mor at Oran Mor. 10.30pm–3am. £6 (£4). Weekly. Friday night party tunes from the Oran Mor residents. ■ Kino Fist at Nice’n’Sleazy. 11.30pm–3am. £3. 14 May. Night of cross-genre delights, new wave, Krautrock, spiky pop and freak beat from Charlotte and Rafla. ■ La Di Da at Bacchus. 10.30pm–3am. £5. 14 May. Deep and soulful house music from residents Holbeck, Gardiner and The Earl. The dress code is country gentlemen and ladies who lunch, so think plus fours, brogues, shawls and knitted twinsets. See preview, page 36. ■ Muck and Debauched at Stereo. 11pm–3am. £7 (£6). 14 May. Boys Noize artist, Parisian wonder-kid and favourite of 2 Many DJs and Busy P Strip Steve will be here for a guest slot. ■ Nice’n’Ripe at Blackfriars. 11pm–3am. £5. 21 May. Cosmic boogie, disco and house. ■ Phonic at Ad Lib. 11pm–3am. £5. 21 May. The first instalment of a new monthly electronic night. Expect live sets, vinyl and machine music. ■ Religion at 96 Maxwell Street. 11pm–3am. £5 before midnight; £7 after. Weekly. House, electronica and techno from Harry Bennett. ■ Return to Mono at the Sub Club. 11pm–3am. £5. 14 May. A first-class house/techno party from Slam, with the residents doing a mighty four-hour set this time out. ■ Riot Radio at Maggie May’s. 11pm–3am. £5. Weekly. DJ Dan South presents indie rock’n’roll from the 60s to the present day. ■ Spit Fire at Blackfriars. 9.30pm–2am. £4. 14 May. A delectable soundtrack of new and classic indie, punk, pop, rock and electro. ✽✽ Stay Plastic at La Cheetah. 11pm–3am. £10. 21 May. Rinse FM’s king of rudeness Roska will be playing an intimate UK Funky set, for a man of his ever growing reputation at least. Joined by Jackmaster (Numbers), Sidrad and Wardy. ■ Upside Down at Nice’n’Sleazy. 11.30pm–3am. £3. 21 May. Indie, punk and rock’n’roll. Chart & Party ■ Audio Filth at Common. 5pm–3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Friday nights are getting dirty with Ross McMillan and Big Al orchestrating some of the filthiest house, electro, hip hop and indie. ■ Boho Fridays at Boho. 9.30pm–3am. £6. Weekly. Fridays at Boho are funky, with DJ Robin B. ■ Crash at the Shed. 10.30pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £5 after. Weekly. Euan and Andy play all the party tracks you know and love. ■ Elevator at Byblos. 10pm–3am. £3 before 12.30am; £6 (£3) after. Weekly. R&B, hip hop, dancehall and reggae with DJ Naeem. ■ Famous at Kushion. 4pm–3am. Free with Social Animal keyring before midnight; £7 (£5) after. Weekly. DJ Fozzie Maden kicks off the music with relaxed house, funk and soul. Joe Smith then takes over, and finally James Lithgow and DJ Status take it through to 3am with indie, electro, house and hip hop. ■ Friday at Milan at Milan. 10.30pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. House and electro at this mainstream party night. ■ Garage Mobile Disco at the Garage. 11pm–3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Chart, indie, R&B and hip hop, with karaoke in Snapshotz. ■ Music for Pleasure at Bamboo. 10pm–3am. £5. Weekly. Indie, pop and electro from Sose, with R&B and hip hop from Gareth Sommerville in room two.
■ My Mum Told Me I Could DJ at the Viper Bar & Club. 11pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. The West End comes alive with Friday night chart and party sounds. ■ O’Couture Fridays at O’Couture. 11pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. Big-room party, dance and R&B sounds. ■ Old Skool at the Buff Club. 11pm–3am. £6. Weekly. Funk, soul and disco from DJs Craig Thompson, Jack and Gordie. ■ Tipsy at Karibu. 11pm–3am. £6. Weekly. Super-stylish R&B and urban sounds from Iron Ill, Prospect, Nick G and Kash. Note the venue points out that ID is a must. ■ United Nations of Dance at the Tunnel. 11pm–3am. £8. Weekly. Clubland anthems, hip hop and R&B from Scotty Boy, Marc Anderson, Steve Clarke, John Thomson and more. Glasgow Saturdays
Club ■ Absolution at Classic Grand. 10.30pm–3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Rock, metal, industrial and punk to liven up your Saturday night. ■ Broadcast Beach at the Flying Duck. 11pm–3am. £3 before midnight; £5 after. 22 May. A new night for music lovers, playing indie, folk, punk-rock, reggae, psych, new-wave and more. Includes entry to Singles Night. ■ Death Disco at the Arches. 10pm–4am. £18 (£9 with pass, sign up at deathdisco.info). 22 May. Electro, house, disco and gauche party tracks from Calvin Harris (DJ set), The Juan Maclean (DJ set), Hostage, Felix Cartal, Primary One (live) and the DD residents. ■ Distortion at La Cheetah. 11pm–3am. £5. 22 May. House, techno and minimal at this session, with guest Mesuma (Fizzy Duck/Gdansk/Shazam), Sewelly (Relentless) and the Distorted DJs. FREE From the Graveyard to the Ballroom: 30 Years of Factory Records at Black Sparrow. 8pm–1am. 15 May. In the week of the 30th anniversary of the death of Ian Curtis, a night to celebrate one of the world’s greatest ever record labels. ■ The Hot Club at Nice’n’Sleazy. 11.30pm–3am. £3. 22 May. Rafla (Nice’n’Sleazy) and Nobodaddy (The Phantom Band) play garage, punk, psych and rockabilly, with occasional live bands and art interventions. ■ Infexious at Soundhaus. 9.30pm–3.30am. £8. 22 May. Hard dance, techno and hardstyle from guests Mark Doc & Stu Laurie, Andy Raeside, Rob Da Rhythm and much more, at this showcase of the finest Scots talent. ■ Love Music at O2 ABC. 11pm–3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. Soul, rock’n’roll, indie and electro with Gerry Lyons and David Sinclair (Killer Kitsch). ✽✽ Men & Machines at Stereo. ticketholders free). 22 May. Men and Machines celebrate their second birthday with Serge Santiago (Radio Slave, Retro/Grade) playing techno, house and disco, plus a live set from German producer Erdbeerscnitzel (3rd Strike). Part of Stag & Dagger. ■ Metro Soul at La Cheetah. 11pm–3am. £10 before midnight; £12 after. 15 May. Underground house and techy grooves from guest Moodymanc and residents Soulfunk City and Rob Firth. ✽✽ Mungo’s Hi Fi at Glasgow School of Art. 11pm–3am. £8 (£5 advance & GSA students). 15 May. Dancehall, grime, ragga and dubstep for your pleasure, with Middle Eastern soundsystem My Lord Sound. ■ Rectify at Soundhaus. 10.30pm–3.30am. £10 (£8). 15 May. A night of techno, minimal, tech-house and techno, as Rectify presents special guests tbc and resident Marc Doc. ✽✽ La Roche Rumba at Queen’s May. Live performances from Pooch, Park Glasshouses. 9pm–1am. £7. 22
11pm–4am. £8 (£6, Stag & Dagger
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